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19th WPA World Congress of Psychiatry

Professor Jane Fisher discusses how perinatal mental health problems among women are predominantly socially determined and how new evidence from Vietnam shows that legislation to reduce household poverty and making domestic violence a crime have led to a reduction in population level perinatal mental health.

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Life and Other Catastrophes on ABC Radio Melbourne

Professor Jane Fisher has a regular segment on ABC Radio Melbourne's Drive with Rafael Epstein – Life and Other Catastrophes – which explores the complications that arise in our relationships, friendships, and daily lives.

In the media

We frequently contribute to media reports relating to our research and contemporary debates about health and health equity, including major articles in newspapers and magazines, and the leading academic website The Conversation.

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Symposium enables women’s health knowledge sharing in Japan

In August 2019, a delegation of doctors, midwives, university lecturers and students from Japan learnt about the latest in the prevention of women’s health problems, research methods, and online resources for health promotion, while attending a women’s health professional development symposium at Monash’s School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine.

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Monash and the Global Health Alliance call for action to reduce health impacts of climate change

The Global Health Alliance Australia and Monash University successfully launched health and climate change policy paper, ‘From Townsville to Tuvalu’, to a crowded audience at the Monash School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine on Wednesday 31 July 2019.

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